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Youth inspired and led: Student Art Space

August 31-September 2, 2019Seattle-based Student Art Spaces GallerySeattle Artist League10219 Aurora AveSeattle, WA 98133 What strikes you when you hear the words “The Modern Youth’s Identity?” Teen artists across the country were invited to interpret this theme for the Seattle-based Student Art Spaces gallery. Mental health crises, political change, and… [ Keep reading ]

News: Lara Davis and six years with ARTS Creative Youth Programs

“Differences must be not merely tolerated, but seen as a fund of necessary polarities between which our creativity can spark like a dialectic.”   – Audre Lorde After six incredible years leading the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) Creative Youth programs, I’m excited to announce that I am leaving… [ Keep reading ]

Trading Secret Sauce Recipes in the Creative Careers Cohort

Written by Erin Naomi Burrows, Seattle University MFA in Arts Leadership practicum student. The Creative Careers Cohort, launched in March, 2019, wrapped up three-sessions of sharing best practices (i.e. secret sauce). Through these in-person learning gatherings, the Cohort surfaced core themes, strategies and questions on how best to serve Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Launching the Creative Careers Cohort

Convening Creative Youth Development programs to share their secret sauce Written by Erin Naomi Burrows, Seattle University MFA in Arts Leadership practicum student Around the U-shaped conference table in the brand new ARTS at King Street Station are some of Seattle’s finest: the culture workers and teaching artists behind the… [ Keep reading ]

New Report Highlights Creative Strategies for Connected Learning

The Creative Advantage was created to ensure that all students in all Seattle Public Schools (SPS) have opportunities to learn through the arts, helping them achieve success in school and in life. In SPS high schools, this takes the form of connecting students with career opportunities in creative industries. As… [ Keep reading ]

Reflecting on the 2018 Creative Advantage Summer Institute

The 5th annual Creative Advantage Arts Partners Summer Institute took place on August 16th at Seattle Art Museum. One of the themes of this year’s institute was to think about our education work through the lens of the past, the present and the future. When planning the institute, we worked… [ Keep reading ]

National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant of $100,000 awarded to Seattle Public Schools for The Creative Advantage

Grant to support The Creative Advantage, a citywide initiative to establish equitable access to arts education  National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the National Endowment for the ARTS (NEA) second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018.  Included in… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Arts Partnership Institute Recap

On August 17, 2017, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) hosted the fourth Creative Advantage Summer Arts Partnership Institute for classroom teachers, teaching artists, administrators, youth development workers, and community members. Dancers from Northwest Tap Connection opened the day with a rousing performance garnering multiple standing ovations, that showcased the skill, passion,… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for the fourth annual Creative Advantage Summer Institute

Thursday, August 17, 2017; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Seattle Art Museum 1300 First Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Register here The fourth annual Creative Advantage Summer Institute is open to teachers, artists, teaching artists, community members, and anyone invested in providing equitable arts education for all students in Seattle Public… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Public Schools and City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture announce grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Seattle Public Schools and City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture announce grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation for the creation of new Media Arts course at the Seattle Public Schools Skills Center SEATTLE, March 21, 2017 – The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and Seattle… [ Keep reading ]